One of the most successful person in the food processing industry is Sheldon Lavin. He is currently employed by the OSI Group and serves as their Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. He has spent many years in this industry working his way to the top. He is also currently serving in a presidential capacity of OSI International Foods. The company is a massive operation that currently does business in 17 countries around the world. They have more than 70 facilities and have plans to build more in the near future. His unique leadership is one of the main reasons why the company is thriving.
Sheldon Lavin went to college to learn accounting and finance. His career journey into the meat processing business is an interesting one. He was in charge of the financing of a factory located in Chicago that was involved in the processing of meat. Otto & Sons was what it was called originally. However, the name was eventually switched to OSI Industries. Lavin kept working with the company over the years. He became more interested in the meat processing business as the years went by. He finally decided to buy the company. It was not long until Sheldon began making plans to take the company to other parts of the world.
Sheldon Lavin says that one of the keys to his company’s success is the fact that all of their employees are treated like family. He feels that you need to take all of your business relationships very seriously. This includes the people who work with you on a daily basis. Employees who are treated better are going to work harder. Therefore, the employee morale at OSI Group is much better than many other companies of the same size. Sheldon Lavin started dealing with Otto & Sons way back in 1970. He was recently asked if he ever imagined that the company would grow as much as it has. He said that the global success of OSI Group is beyond his wildest expectations. However, he feels that many people can achieve his business success if they have a dream and a solid plan.